From Tesla to Workhorse, here are the 50 most popular stocks among retail investors on Robinhood

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Robinhood is hugely popular among day traders, putting it at the center of the GameStop frenzy

Robinhood has been the poster child of the commission-free trading movement that has drawn a new generation of investors into the stock market, and its user base skews heavily to Millennial and Gen Z investors. From iconic companies like Apple, to upstarts looking to disrupt whole industries, here are the top 50 stock picks among Robinhood users.

50. Workhorse

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Workhorse, the Loveland, Ohio-based electric-vehicle maker, has become a retail favorite among other auto manufacturers, like Lordstown Motors and Canoo.

49. Boeing

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Shares of the plane-maker have rallied more than 12% so far this year.

48. Zynga

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The mobile-gaming company sees more than $1 billion in sales opportunity if it expands beyond mobile games to consoles and computers, Bloomberg reported.

47. Uber

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Shares of the San Francisco-based ride-hailing company have been barely changed so far this year.

46. United Airlines

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The airline slumped amid the COVID-19 pandemic but has turned around as air travel picks back up.

45. SPDR S&P 500 ETF

A number of value stocks have been surging on the S&P 500 in 2021.
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The ETF tracking the benchmark index has risen about 15% so far this year.


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The chip and graphics card producer has rallied more than 50% year-to-date.

43. General Motors

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The automaker is among a slew of others in the industry that retail traders have rallied behind.

42. Coca-Cola

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Shares of the Atlanta-based beverage company have rebounded from a slump earlier this year.

41. Vanguard S&P 500 ETF

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The exchange-traded fund has rallied 14% so far this year.

40. Norwegian Cruise Line

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The cruise industry was hit hard amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but shares of cruise operators are on the rebound as the world reopens.

39. Ideanomics

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Ideanomics, a small company focused on sustainability, has rallied alongside other meme stocks like GameStop this year.

38. Virgin Galactic

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The space tourism company has been a focus among Reddit retail traders for months. Shares soared in May after the company announced its successful test flight.

37. FuelCell Energy

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The Danbury, Connecticut-based company creates “clean, efficient and affordable fuel cell solutions,” according to its website.

36. AT&T

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The media and telecommunications company based in Dallas is among retail-trader favorites on Robinhood.

35. Moderna

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Moderna shares have rallied in recent days since the pharmaceutical company announced its COVID-19 vaccine should work against the Delta variant.

34. Starbucks

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The popular Seattle-based coffee maker recently added oat milk-based drinks to its menu.

33. Twitter

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The social-media site has been a hub for retail traders exchanging ideas this year.

32. Advanced Micro Devices

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Advanced Micro Devices, a semiconductor company, is frequently mentioned on Reddit investing threads like Wall Street Bets.

31. Canopy Growth

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The Canadian cannabis company is one of a handful of its kind that are among retail-trader favorites.

30. Facebook

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The social media behemoth is now worth more than $1 trillion after a federal judge dismissed antitrust lawsuits against the company.

29. Tilray

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The Canadian cannabis company has seen a lot of Reddit hype as retail investors look to position themselves for the possibility of legalization in the US.

28. Coinbase Global

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Coinbase was the first major cryptocurrency exchange to go public on April 14.

27. Bank of America

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Shares of the Charlotte, North Carolina-based bank have rallied about 36% so far this year.

26. OrganiGram

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The Canadian cannabis company is one of several retail traders have hyped up.

25. Alibaba

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Shares of the Chinese e-commerce company have fallen about 2.6% this year.

24. Netflix

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The streaming site recently launched an e-commerce store to sell items from popular shows like “The Witcher.”

23. Snap Inc.

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Shares of the social site have rallied about 35% so far this year.

22. Delta Airlines

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The airline is among several others that struggled during the pandemic but has begun to rebound.

21. Churchill Capital Corp IV

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Shares of the special-purpose acquisition company have nearly tripled in price since going public earlier this year.

20. Palantir

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Palantir CEO Alex Karp said the surveillance company is a favorite stock pick because the company respects the intelligence of the retail-trading community.

19. GoPro

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GoPro Inc’s founder and CEO Woodman holds a GoPro camera in his mouth as he celebrates GoPro Inc’s IPO at the Nasdaq Market Site in New York City. Thomson Reuters

The maker of wearable cameras has rallied 38% so far this year.

18. Zomedica

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The Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company is focused on helping meet the needs of veterinarians, according to its website.

17. GameStop

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GameStop was recently added to the Russell 1000 Index, a list of the largest companies based on market capitalization, thanks to its epic rally pushed by retail investors.

16. Carnival

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The cruise line industry shuttered amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but operators like Carnival are making a comeback as the pandemic recedes.

15. Aurora Cannabis

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Aurora is another Canadia cannabis company that retail traders have flocked to amid excitement over potential legalization in the US.

14. Pfizer

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The pharmaceutical company has surged in popularity, largely thanks to the production of its COVID-19 vaccine.

13. Nokia

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Nokia has been looped into the basket of meme-stocks, like GameStop and AMC, that have gripped retail-traders attention this year.

12. Plug Power

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Plug Power, based in Latham, New York, is focused on creating hydrogen fuel cells to power vehicles.

11. American Airlines

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The Fort Worth, Texas-based airline has rallied about 35% year-to-date.

10. Amazon

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The e-commerce giant is among the biggest companies in the world with a $1.7 trillion market capitalization.

9. Microsoft

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Microsoft is among the largest companies in the world with a $2 trillion market capitalization.

8. Disney

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Shares of the media and entertainment conglomerate have dropped about 3% so far this year.

7. NIO

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The Chinese electric-vehicle maker has rallied more than 600% in the past year.

6. General Electric

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Shares of the long-time company have been on the rise this year, rallying about 25%.

5. Ford

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The legacy automaker garnered attention earlier this year when President Joe Biden floored one of its electric trucks.

4. Sundial Growers

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Sundial, among other Canadian cannabis companies, is a favorite among retail traders.

3. AMC Entertainment

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AMC Entertainment became a retail-trader favorite earlier this year, and led a rally in memes last month amid renewed interest in meme stocks.

2. Apple

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The iPhone maker is the most valuable company in the world with a market cap of more than $2 trillion.

1. Tesla

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Tesla’s Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk has captured retail-trader attention in both his company and in the realm of cryptocurrencies.

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9 of the most exclusive spots in Disney parks

We all know Disney parks aren’t really affordable to begin with, but if you’re looking to sprinkle a little extra Disney elegance into your visit, there are plenty of ways to experience the magic like a true king or queen. A nice queen, don’t worry.

Here’s our list of the most exclusive spots in America’s Disney parks.

1. Cinderella Castle Suite

First up, the Cinderella Castle Suite. At the top of the iconic Cinderella Castle in Magic Kingdom, there’s a private suite hidden inside. With towering princess beds, an ornate bathroom, and “Cinderella” props throughout, the suite is definitely fit for a royal. A night’s stay here is so exclusive, you can’t actually book it. The suite is by invite only. But it’s rumored Disney turned down an offer of $40,000 for a one-night stay. Some lucky fans have scored a stay by winning various contests. Special guests at the Cinderella Suite have included Tom Cruise and Mariah Carey.

2. Imagineer Dinner

You’ve probably heard of the Disney Imagineers – or the masterminds behind the rides, the shows, the music, pretty much everything that’s cool at Disney parks – and if you’ve ever wanted to meet one, we’ll do you one better. How about a dinner with an Imagineer? Once a month, you can learn from one of these Disney legends over a four-course meal at Cítricos in the Grand Floridian Resort. The only thing is, you won’t know who you’re eating with until you get there. The experience will set you back $89 and is limited to guests 14 and older.

3. Victoria and Albert’s

Located in Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Spa, Victoria and Albert’s is probably the ritziest restaurant at Disney World. With only 18 tables, reservations are required, and a fancy dress code is strictly enforced. But getting all glammed up is definitely worth it for their chef’s tasting menu. The 11-course meal comes in at $250. But if you’re wanting something even more exclusive, you can book a table for up to eight people in a completely separate and private space, in the Queen Victoria Room.

4. Morimoto Asia

Morimoto Asia isn’t as high-end as Victoria and Albert’s, but it does have a little something special up its sleeve. “Iron Chef” Masaharu Morimoto opened the glitzy restaurant in 2015. Located in Disney Springs, it specializes in Pan-Asian cuisine. Their most exclusive dish is the Japanese A5 Wagyu beef. The beef has the highest rating for Wagyu and is imported from Japan. Each ounce costs $25, but there’s an order minimum of 3 ounces, so be prepared to pay about $75 at least. They also have a Toku-Jyo Sashimi Platter that runs for $100.

5. Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique

Looking to spoil your little ones? Hop over to Cinderella’s Castle in Magic Kingdom to the Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique. Here, one of the Fairy Godmother’s apprentices will transform your kiddo into a knight or one of their favorite princesses. The all-in package for knights costs $80, but for Disney princesses, a full transformation starts at $450. It includes a hair styling, makeover, manicure, gown, and tiara. You can get princess shoes but for an extra cost. These magic makeovers require a reservation and are only available for kids 3 to 12.

6. Golden Oak Residences

Four miles away from Magic Kingdom is the super-exclusive gated community called Golden Oak. Three-hundred homes, each with a little Disney flair, make up eight neighborhoods. But living so close to all the Disney magic doesn’t come cheap. Each one runs for about $2.3 million. All Golden Oak residents get access to a luxurious clubhouse complete with a pool, gym, and spa. Another perk: Markham’s Restaurant. You have to be a resident here to experience all their Disney-themed meals.

7. Club 33

A luxury Disney experience doesn’t stop in Florida. Over at Disneyland in California, Club 33 has been serving an exclusive group of fans since 1967. Located in New Orleans Square, the club’s existence was once secret, but now it’s pretty well known although few get to experience it. Reportedly, the initiation fee runs between $25,000 and $100,000. Members pay an additional annual fee from $12,500 to $30,000 depending on how exclusive their membership is. And for those willing to foot that bill, membership does come with a couple perks, like the swanky restaurant Le Grand Salon and the lounge attached to it, which is the only place that serves alcohol in Disneyland.

8. Lilly Belle Train

Anybody can ride the steam-powered train of Disneyland’s railroad, but you might not know that there’s a separate train that runs only occasionally. The Lilly Belle car is named after Walt Disney’s wife, Lillian, and apparently it’s the last remaining car from the opening day of the park back in 1955. It doesn’t run every day, but when it does, you can ride it for free, but you have to be one of the first 14 people in line, so get there bright and early. But for the rest of us late risers, the $85 Grand Circle Tour will get you a peek of the train as well.

9. Walt Disney’s Apartment

Back in 1954, as Disneyland was under construction, Walt Disney wanted a place where he could watch over his project. So he had this private 500-square-foot apartment built. The once secret space is located on the second floor of the Fire House on Main Street. It’s decorated by Disney’s original set designer and looks exactly like how Walt Disney left it. You can’t actually stay here, but for $109 per person, the Walk in Walt’s Disneyland Footsteps tour will get you a little closer to the man himself.

EDITOR’S NOTE: This video was originally published in April 2019.

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Inside the many homes of Walt Disney, from his parents’ cottage, which cost $800 to build, to his lavish ‘Technicolor Dream House’ in Palm Springs

Outside Disney's Los Feliz home.
Outside Disney’s Los Feliz home.

  • Walt Disney was born on December 5, 1901 in Chicago, Illinois, and died in 1966 in Burbank, California.
  • Throughout his life, he lived in multiple properties, mainly in California.
  • His childhood home in Chicago was designed and built by his parents in the 1890s. In recent years, it’s been restored by The Walt Disney Birthplace.
  • He raised his two children in a 6,388-square-foot home, which was listed for $3.65 million in 2014.
  • He called his vacation home in Palm Springs, California, his “Technicolor Dream House.” It sold in May for $1.1 million.
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Walt Disney was born in the Hermosa neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois, 119 years ago, on December 5, 1901. In his 20s, he moved to California, where he went on to own multiple properties throughout his life.

One of those properties sold earlier this year for $1.1 million. He called the vacation home in Palm Springs, California, his “Technicolor Dream House,” and he decorated it with bright-colored walls and furniture.

Take a look at some of the former homes of the late cartoonist and creator. 

Walt Disney lived from 1901 to 1966. He was born in Chicago, but he spent most of his life in California.

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Walt Disney.

Disney was diagnosed with lung cancer in 1966 and died just months later. Following his death, his brother Roy finished his plan to open Walt Disney World in 1971.

Walt Disney was born in Chicago, Illinois, on the second floor of a 18-foot-by-28-foot wooden cottage designed by his parents. It cost them $800 to build.

Walt Disney's childhood home.
Walt Disney’s childhood home.

His father, Elias, obtained a permit to build the home in 1892 — before Disney was born — and his mother, Flora, drew up plans for the home. The following year, they moved in.

Disney lived in the house with his parents and brothers, Roy, Herbert, and Raymond, and sister Ruth, until he was 4 years old.

The home has since been renovated and turned into a heritage site called The Walt Disney Birthplace.

Outside Walt Disney's first home.
Outside Walt Disney’s first home.

The Walt Disney Birthplace website says, “We have already lost too many buildings that were an incredibly important part of Walt Disney’s history. And that is why we have purchased this house and will restore it to its original state, honoring and preserving the home for generations to come.”

It took five years for the home to be renovated to appear as it did in 1893, ABC7 reported in 2018.

The renovation has reportedly cost several hundreds of thousands of dollars.

The parlor in Disney's former home.
The parlor in Disney’s former home.

The bay window looks out over the front porch.

Disney and his brother Roy shared a bedroom as children.

Walt and Roy's former bedroom.
Walt and Roy’s former bedroom.

The brothers shared a lifelong bond, started in the bedroom pictured above.

Walt Disney moved to Los Angeles in 1923. Four years later, he built this home on Lyric Avenue.

Walt Disney's Lyric Avenue home in Los Angeles, California.
Walt Disney’s Lyric Avenue home in Los Angeles, California.

According to Los Angeles Magazine, his brother, Roy, built an identical home next door. 

In 1932, Disney and his wife, Lillian, built a family home in Los Feliz, California.

Outside Disney's Los Feliz home.
Outside Disney’s Los Feliz home.

According to Disney Examiner, Disney worked with architect Frank Crowhurst to design the Tudor- and French-style home.

The 6,388-square-foot house has four bedrooms and five bathrooms, according to a Sotheby’s listing.

Outside Disney's Los Feliz home.
Outside Disney’s Los Feliz home.

According to the listing, the home has a “Mediterranean entry, circular rotunda, painted ceilings, vaulted beamed ceilings, original stained leaded glass, and a Juliet balcony.” 

It was last listed in 2014 for $3.65 million.

The living room in Disney's former home.
The living room in Disney’s former home.

According to Collider, the home cost $50,000 to construct and was built mainly by unemployed Depression-era workers. 

The Disneys lived at the home from 1932 to 1950.

Inside the home.
Inside the home.

Special touches, like the painted ceiling and wrought iron railing, give the home a storybook feel.

A spacious dining area shows off the Tudor-style architecture.

The dining area in Disney's former home.
The dining area in Disney’s former home.

Disney lived at the home with his wife and two daughters, Diane and Sharon.

The billiard room, one of 12 rooms in the house, was no doubt a good place for Disney to unwind.

The billiard room in Disney's former home.
The billiard room in Disney’s former home.

There are five Disney resort hotels that have complimentary pool tables.

A spacious master bedroom features french door windows.

The master bedroom at Disney's former home.
The master bedroom at Disney’s former home.

There are four bedrooms in the home.

The private screening room, pictured below, was where Disney watched many of his films, according to the home’s most recent listing.

The sitting area in Disney's home.
The sitting area in Disney’s home.

The Disney family would come together to watch movies and screenings from the studio.

Some of Disney’s most famous films were released while he lived in his Los Feliz home.

The screening room.
The screening room.

“Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” was released in 1937, “Pinocchio” was released in 1940, “Fantasia” was released in 1940, “Dumbo” was released in 1941, “Bambi” was released in 1942, and “Cinderella” was released in 1950.

Details like this storybook ceiling make the home look like something out of a Disney movie.

A sitting area.
A sitting area.

The room looks like it could be right out of “Sleeping Beauty,” which, according to Collider, was imagined while Disney lived in the home.

The home featured a playhouse for Disney’s daughters, Diane and Sharon.

The pool and playhouse outside Disney's home.
The pool and playhouse outside Disney’s home.

According to Glamour, the pool pictured above is not the home’s original pool, and was constructed in 1963, after the Disneys lived there. Disney’s original pool was on a lower tier of the property that was sold, and it still remains on that piece of land.

Disney built his vacation home in Palm Springs in 1962 as a retreat for him and his wife, Lillian.

Outside Disney's Palm Springs vacation home.
Outside Disney’s Palm Springs vacation home.

According to Business Insider, he lived in the home with Lillian until his death in 1966.

He called it his “Technicolor Dream House.” It recently sold for $1.1 million.

The living room in Disney's Palm Springs home.
The living room in Disney’s Palm Springs home.

It sold in May 2020.

The interior features bright red accents.

Inside Disney's "Technicolor Dream House".
Inside Disney’s Palm Springs home.

He didn’t call it his “Technicolor Dream House” for nothing.

The home’s many windows allow for light to flow throughout.

The dining area in Disney's Palm Springs home.
The dining area in Disney’s Palm Springs home.

The dining area opens right up to the backyard.

The one-story home has four bedrooms.

A guest bedroom at Disney's Palm Springs home.
A guest bedroom at Disney’s Palm Springs home.

Bright accent walls keep with the technicolor theme. 

The master bedroom features shiny gold furniture and a blue accent wall.

A bedroom at Disney's Palm Springs home.
The master bedroom at Disney’s Palm Springs home.

It also has a sliding door to the backyard.

The large open floor plan has lots of space for entertaining.

The living room in Disney's Palm Springs home.
The living room in Disney’s Palm Springs home.

According to Business Insider, the living room has its own bar area as well.

A spacious kitchen has a nice view of the pool.

The kitchen in Disney's Palm Springs home.
The kitchen in Disney’s Palm Springs home.

The black and white kitchen is perhaps the most muted room in the home.

Walt Disney’s final home was his Carolwood Estate, where he lived until his death in 1966. The home has since been torn down.

Disney driving a train behind his Carolwood home.
Disney driving a train behind his Carolwood home.

Above he can be seen riding a train outside his Carolwood home. He built the one-eighth scale train and named it the Carolwood Pacific Railroad.

Just over a year after Lillian’s death in 1997, businessman Gabriel Brener bought the property for $8.45 million and knocked down the home. In its place, he built a 35,000-square-foot mansion in 2001. The eight-bedroom mansion, which sits on 3.6 acres of land, sold in 2014 for $74 million, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The barn from Disney’s Carolwood Estate, pictured below, is now on loan to the city of Los Angles and is located in Griffith Park.

The barn from Disney's Carolwood Estate and his grandson, Walter Disney Miller (right).
The barn from Disney’s Carolwood Estate and his grandson, Walter Disney Miller (right).

Though Disney’s Carolwood home was demolished, the barn was saved and is normally available to visit on the third Sunday of every month. 

Disney’s barn was also his workshop, where he planned many projects.

Inside Disney's barn.
Inside Disney’s barn.

According to the Carolwood Foundation, Disney spent many hours building trains in his barn and called it his “happy place.”

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